This nutrient-dense, all-greens smoothie is sure to become a go-to favorite. Add a dash of organization by pre-chopping the zucchini and cucumber and freezing in single-portion amounts ahead of time.
VIBE Ingredient to add on your shopping list this week are GREENS!
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2 tsp chia seeds
½ to ¾ cup coconut water
½ cup chopped cucumber
1 cup frozen, chopped zucchini
1 cup organic, baby spinach
1 scoop vegan protein powder (such as Sunwarrior or Vega)
2 tsp almond butter
1 tsp maca powder
¼ tsp ground cinnamon
- In a small bowl or glass, stir the chia seeds into the coconut water and let sit for 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, put all the other smoothie ingredients into the blender.
- Pour the chia/gel into the blender.
- Blend till smooth and thick. Add more coconut water if more liquid is needed.
|Almond Butter||Almond butter is an excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin E, riboflavin, manganese, magnesium. Phosphorus, calcium, and iron.|
|Chia Seeds||Chia seeds are nutritional powerhouses—1 tablespoon contains 2 grams protein, 5 grams healthy fats, 5 grams of fiber, vitamins and minerals.|
|Cinnamon||An anti-inflammatory, cinnamon’s benefits include improved heart health, oral health, lowered risk for diabetes, and weight loss.|
|Coconut Water||An excellent source of electrolytes, coconut water is very hydrating, reduces fatigue, and promotes muscle relaxation.|
|Cucumber||Cucumbers are an excellent source of antioxidants, beta carotene, manganese, and vitamins C and K, promoting good hydration, heart health, clear skin and strong bones.|
|Maca||An adaptogen, maca helps regulate the stress hormones. It also improves sexual health, balances hormones, boosts energy, mood, and memory.|
|Spinach is an excellent blood builder and cleanser, due to its content of iron, folate, vitamins B6 and K, and chlorophyll.|
|Zucchini||Zucchinis are an excellent source of antioxidants and vitamin C. Much of their nutrition is in their skins, so don’t peel away all that goodness!|